Enable family safety feature in Windows 8
Practicing safety is important for anyone who goes online, but with kids it is a must. And with the advancement in technology, majority of the kids have started using computers and the Internet to do their project research, converse with friends, play games, and browse wealth of information on the web. As a consequence, keeping an eye on the online activities of kids now has become a matter of concern. You can’t always sit on their heads to see what they are accessing and why.
Thankfully, Windows 8 comes equipped with some handy family safety features, helping the anxious parents to create safe, family-friendly computing environment for their kids. Excited, cant wait to get started? Just follow the given below steps in Windows 8:
Step 1: The foremost step towards the online safety of your kids is to set up an account for your child.
Step 2: On your desktop, press ‘Windows-C’ to open the Charms Bar.
Step 3: Click on ‘Change PC settings’.
Step 4: Now click on ‘Users’ and then ‘Add’ a user.
Step 5: Select the appropriate option. In case, your kid already has a Microsoft account (for example Xbox Live account), use that. Or else, make a new account. However, if your child will use the same PC, you can sign in without a Microsoft account also. Once done, tap ‘Local’ account.
Step 6: Check mark ‘Is this is a child’s account? Turn on Family Safety to get reports of their PC use’.
Step 7: After that click on ‘Finish’.
That’s it. Now you are all set to configure the online activities for your child. Now you will be able to monitor all the activities of your child from this PC or your own PC.